Saturday, July 21, 2018

World news

Brexit: UK public are becoming more pessimistic over economic impact of EU withdrawal, finds...

The British public has become more pessimistic about the economic impact of Brexit, a major new survey for the Bank of England has found. A survey by...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attacks from Palestinian area

The Israeli military said it had carried out air strikes on a Hamas training compound in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory. Militants...

Darts is the sport that time forgot – a member of its audience thinks...

If you are too desperate for a seasonal fix of TV time travel to wait for Doctor Who on Christmas Day, why not try the darts?...

Ikea’s taxes to be investigated by European Commission

The European Commission will open an investigation into Ikea's corporate taxes. The Swedish furniture giant has one division based in the Netherlands, which the Commission says may...

Prince Harry was ‘nervous’ interviewing Barack Obama for BBC Radio 4

Britain's Prince Harry has admitted he was nervous about interviewing former US President Barack Obama as a guest editor for BBC Radio 4.  “You're excited about this;...

UK will be worse off under almost all Brexit scenarios, finds think tank

An influential US think tank has warned that almost all possible trading relationships between the EU and the UK after Brexit would be less favourable for...

Brexit: Goldman Sachs CEO wades into debate on second referendum after poll shows biggest...

The chief executive of investment bank Goldman Sachs has waded into the debate over whether a second Brexit referendum is needed, after new polling showed Britain...

Home Office gives police an extra £50m to fight terrorism

Police forces across the UK will receive a £50m funding boost in a plan to help them fight terrorism.  Home Secretary Amber Rudd said next year’s police counter-terrorism...

Uber Eats offers food-delivery drivers insurance in Europe

Uber’s food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of “gig economy” workers. Riders for food-delivery...

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after China military planes enter country’s airspace

South Korean fighter jets were scrambled after five Chinese military planes entered the country's airspace. The Chinese aircraft entered the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) from southwest of...